Highlights from Xi’s speech
OVER THE PAST 90 YEARS, the PLA struggled through wars, overcame numerous dif ficulties and endured so many sacrifices. It has never stopped winning splendid victories and is continuing to make new great contributions to the Party and the people.
HISTORY HAS TOLD US that reform and innovation are the bright path for our military to maintain its development. The strength and success of the PLA come from reform and innovation.
TO REALIZE THE GREAT REJUVENATION of the Chinese nation and improve the livelihoods of the Chinese people, we must build the PLA into a world-class military.